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gizigozis nad es

your mother-in-law

There is no simple independent word for mother-in-law. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=zigozis-/ mother-in-law to make a full word:
  • nizigozis, inzigozis, nzigozis my mother-in-law (1s-3s)
  • gizigozis your mother-in-law (2s-3s)
  • ozigozisan h/ mother-in-law
    • [MN] ozigozisan h/ mother-in-law / mothers-in-law (3s-3')
    • [BL] ozigozisan h/ mother-in-law (3s-3's)
    • [BL] ozigozisa’ h/ mothers-in-law (3s-3'p)
Some basic forms of gizigozis your mother-in-law are:

gizigozis sg; Stem: /=zigozis-/

gizigozis sg es

gizigozisinaan21p - 3s es